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    Drive consumer growth by increasing conversions and reducing friction

    25th October 2022, Perth
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    Private Event Series

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    Date: Tuesday, 25th October 2022

    Time: 12:00pm – 2:30pm (AWST)

    Location

    Lamont’s Bishops House, Perth

    Cnr Spring St & Mounts Bay Road
    Perth WA 6000
    www.lamonts.com.au/bishops-house

    Synopsis and overview of the session

    Whether your business is just getting started or well on its way, your online presence will play a vital role in how customers experience your business. Delivering a perfect balance of a great user experience along with the highest level of security will be key to gaining your customers’ trust and helping protect your business.

    Focus Network in partnership with Okta invite you to join us for this interactive discussion with other leading IT and IT Security experts, where we will delve deeper into:

      • Why should digital customer experience matter now more than ever before?
      • What are some of the most common or significant cyber threats for organisations?
      • Keeping up with demanding compliance and privacy mandates
      • Navigating the cybersecurity and IT skills gap

    Presenter

    Mark Smith , Customer Identity and Access Management Specialist, Okta

    Okta - Mark Smith

    Mark has over 25 years of experience in IT, including over 5 years at Okta. An ex-developer and solution architect, now assisting Okta’s customers transition to a modern approach to Identity an Access Management.

    As well as software development roles, Mark has previously held various positions as a Solution Architect in leading Australian and New Zealand organisations where he designed, implemented and supported multiple highly successful IAM based solutions for Enterprise clients throughout the APAC region.

    Moderator

    Andrew Milroy, Chief Research Advisor, Focus Network

    Andrew Milroy

    Andrew Milroy is Focus Network’s Chief Research Advisor. He is a well-known technology thoughtleader and speakerin the APAC region. He has held regional leadership roles with Frost & Sullivan, Ovum (now Omdia) and IDC. He is also the founder of Veqtor8, a cybersecurity advisory firm.

    Andrew offers unique insights, having worked closely with technology decision makers in all major APAC economies. In recent years, he has been focusing on cybersecurity projects which he leads and delivers globally. He is also experienced at creating unique research content in the cloud computing, AI, business analytics, customer experience, IoT and IT services domains.

    Now based in Perth, he is frequently invited to speak, chair and moderate at major technology events. He is an adjunct lecturer in cybersecurity at ESSEC Asia Pacific, in Singapore and a qualified teacher of English as a foreign language.

    Andrew holds a BSc from Newcastle University (UK), an MA from MiddlesexUniversity (UK) and an MBA from MGSM (Australia).

    About Okta

    Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to both secure and manage their extended enterprise, and transform their customers’ experiences. With over 5,500 pre-built integrations to applications and infrastructure providers, Okta customers can easily and securely adopt the technologies they need to fulfill their missions. Over 5,600 organizations, including 20th Century Fox, JetBlue, Nordstrom, Slack, Teach for America and Twilio, trust Okta to securely connect their people and technology.

    Website: www.okta.com

    Presenter

    Lasith Gamage, Solutions Engineer, Okta

    Lasith Gamage

    Lasith Gamage is a Solutions Engineer at Okta who supports enterprises in the Asia Pacific region to provide consultancy for their digital transformation journey and overcome customers’ Identity & Access Management (IAM) challenges and grow their businesses.

    Lasith has been working in the IT industry for over 15 years and helping various customers around the globe. Apart from IAM, he excels in Solutions Architect and Software development of Enterprise-grade applications.

    During his past tenure, he worked as IAM Architect for leading media and finance insurance organizations building IAM platforms.

    Lasith is passionate about pursuing the latest trends and bringing that knowledge to customers to help grow their business using the right tech stacks.

    Lasith’s LinkedIn profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/lasithgamage/

    Moderator

    About Okta

    Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to both secure and manage their extended enterprise, and transform their customers’ experiences. With over 5,500 pre-built integrations to applications and infrastructure providers, Okta customers can easily and securely adopt the technologies they need to fulfill their missions. Over 5,600 organizations, including 20th Century Fox, JetBlue, Nordstrom, Slack, Teach for America and Twilio, trust Okta to securely connect their people and technology.

    Website: www.okta.com

    Christie Gifrin, Group Solutions Product Marketing Manager, Digital Experiences

    Okta -Christie Gifrin

    Christie works on B2B, B2C, and B2E digital experience solutions at Okta. She has over 20 years of experience in enterprise IT, with specialization in Identity and Access Management (IAM) technology, big data and analytics, and disaster recovery. Prior to joining Okta, Christie has worked at AWS, EMC, and HP, with a focus on helping customers understand how to accelerate their digitization efforts and extract business value out of technology. She is based in Vancouver, Canada.

    Agenda at a glance

    3:30 pm – 4:00 pm – Registration & networking

    4.00 pm – 4.05pm – Welcome address

    4.05 pm – 5.15pm – 3 course lunch served4.05 pm – 4.45pm – Embracing disruption in the financial services industry: A Privacy versus Security conundrum – Amanda Chan, BlackBerry

    4.45 pm – 5.15pm – Demo

    5.15pm – 5.45pm – Discussion

    5.45 pm – 6pm – Closing remarks

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